Stanford White Quotes

Topics: Elsie de Wolfe, Bowery Savings Bank, Corinthian order Pages: 2 (435 words) Published: April 6, 2013
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"Stanford White." Columbia Electronic Encyclopedia, 6Th Edition (2011): 1. Academic Search Complete. Web. 2 Dec. 2012.

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Paul, Goldberger. "ARCHITECTURE VIEW; The City That Was And the City That Is Now." New York Times 18 Aug. 1991: 30. Academic Search Complete. Web. 2 Dec. 2012.

These architects were fundamentally non-ideological -- this is the most important lesson their work holds for us now. They did not design in terms of theories or dogmas; they believed in looking to the past to assist them in evolving forms that would respond to the needs of the present. If one building was fundamentally Renaissance in style and another Georgian, no matter; they did not come to the table with the belief that any style was a moral imperative.

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CHRISTOPHER, GRAY. "Streetscapes/Former Colony Club at 120 Madison Avenue; Stanford White Design, Elsie de Wolfe Interior." New York Times 28 Sept. 2003: 7. Academic Search Complete. Web. 2 Dec. 2012.

Stanford White's most refined creations, for the newly formed Colony Club.


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The venue for the 2012 AIA Gala is located at 130 Bowery, Capitale’s 40,000 square foot space, which is not only impressive in size, but also in structure. Stanford White’s Beaux-Arts landmark, built in 1895, served as the first Bowery Savings Bank. The...
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